Victorian father loses legal battle to stop child having hyphenated surname

A Victorian father has lost a legal battle to prevent his child from having a hyphenated combination of his parents’ surnames, with authorities ruling in favour of the double-barrelled last name. The child was born in 2015 but the parents’ inability to agree on the surname resulted in the Victorian Registry of Births Deaths and […]

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Suspicious house fire, Slacks Creek

Police are investigating a suspicious house fire at Slacks Creek in the early hours of this morning. Preliminary investigations indicate that around 12.15am, a person has deliberately started a fire in the front bedroom of an unoccupied single-story property at Wagensveldt Street, before running from the scene. QFES attended the address and extinguished the blaze. […]

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Tolosa market, San Sebastian, Spain: Centuries-old Basque Country farmers’ market keeps tradition alive

Tolosa market: 800 years of tradition. Photo: Shutterstock For almost 800 years the farmers of Tolosa have spent their Saturdays doing exactly as they do today: rising early, while it’s still cold and dark outside and loading their trucks – once their horses and carts –  in the growing dawn light. They then journey into town past old farmhouses still quiet, […]

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NCAA Tournament 2019 Odds: Sweet 16 Lines for Every Game Revealed

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James Pattinson may bat No. 7 for Victoria in Sheffield Shield final

James Pattinson may get the chance to showcase his all-round skills at No. 7 as Victoria ponder five bowlers for the Sheffield Shield final against New South Wales, on what looks likely to be a docile Junction Oval pitch for the competition decider, starting Thursday. A fractured thumb, requiring surgery, has ruled out Nic Maddinson, […]

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DC’s Trumpiest Congressman Says the GOP Needs to Get Real on Climate Change

Matt Gaetz in 2018. Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg via Getty No one will ever mistake Florida’s Matt Gaetz for a left-winger. The 36-year-old been deemed by GQ “the Trumpiest Congressman in Trump’s Washington,” a figure infamous for his cable news appearances and aggressive, sometimes trollish statements. He’s described Robert Mueller’s investigation of Trump as “infected […]

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Cyclone Trevor: racism claims denied as Northern Territory begins clean-up

As the Northern Territory begins its big mop-up after Cyclone Trevor, local authorities have hosed down racism claims concerning evacuation efforts. Trevor forced mass evacuations before it made landfall on Saturday morning as a category four system, with destructive winds gusting up to 250km/h. A second monster storm – Cyclone Veronica – was on Monday […]

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Outsourced schools: the Essex mums fighting back – podcast

Shaunagh Roberts and Jayshree Tailor never considered themselves campaigners. But when the education watchdog, Ofsted, said their children’s school was failing and would be taken over by an academy trust they had never heard of, they started asking questions. Now the campaign to keep Waltham Holy Cross school under local authority control is growing and […]

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The AUSSIES 2019 Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships

Queensland Police Service resources will be deployed to ensure the 2019 Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships primarily at Broadbeach, Gold Coast are enjoyed by all participants, spectators, organisers and the local community with minimal disruption to traffic or incidents of public disorder. The event is being held from Saturday, March 30 until Sunday April 7, 2019, […]

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Ms, Mr or Mx? United Airlines first to offer non-binary gender booking options

United Airlines are the first airline in the world to introduce a non-binary gender booking option.  United is now the first US airline to give customers non-binary gender options while booking their flights, the carrier announced Friday. “United is excited to share with our customers, whether they identify along the binary of male or female or […]

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Watch Oregon’s Kenny Wooten’s 2-Handed Slam off the Alley-Oop vs. UC Irvine

Gabe Kalscheur Is Early Breakout Star of March Madness Barrett, Brazdeikis Lead Canadian Hoops Revolution to March Madness UM’s Ignas Brazdeikis Is the Villain of March Madness OBJ’s Trade to Cleveland Has the Browns Hyped Steph Returns to Houston for 1st Time Since His Moon Landing Troll Le’Veon’s Power Move Pays Off After Signing Massive […]

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Bowlers set England up for resounding T20I win over Sri Lanka women

Another strong performance by England’s bowlers carried their side to a resounding victory in the first women’s T20I against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Just as they had in Katunayake to set themselves up for a 3-0 sweep of the ODI series on Thursday, England’s bowling attack, this time led by Linsey Smith’s 3 for 18, […]

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Attempted robbery arrest – Outlaw Motorcycle Gang member, Surfers Paradise

Detectives from Gold Coast Criminal Investigation Branch have arrested a patched member of the Lone Wolf Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG for serious offences including attempted armed robbery. It will be alleged around 2:30pm yesterday police were called to an accommodation venue in Ferny Avenue at Surfers Paradise in relation to a man armed with a […]

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Drinking culture in Europe versus Australia: All ages are welcome in Spain’s bars

All ages are welcome at San Sebastian’s bars. Photo: Alamy It takes a while to realise what’s different. The bar looks pretty much the same as any other, with the beer taps, the wine bottles, the guys back there slinging drinks. The room is crowded, the same way bars usually are at this time of night, […]

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Duke’s Zion Williamson Explains Why Coach K Is ‘Greatest’ of All Time

Sean Rayford/Associated Press Duke forward Zion Williamson offered high praise for Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski after their team beat UCF 77-76 in the second round of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament on Sunday: Bleacher Report @BleacherReport Zion is built for this 💪 https://t.co/Mxo9Y5WSKK The answer was in response to a question […]

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Ricky Skerritt ends Dave Cameron’s six-year reign to take over as CWI president

Dave Cameron’s controversial reign as the Cricket West Indies president has finally come an end after six years. Pitted against just one challenger, former West Indies team manager Ricky Skerritt, Cameron lost by a 8-4 margin after the elections were conducted through a secret ballot on Sunday. Emmanuel Nanthan, who was also standing for a […]

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Isleworth stabbing: teenager killed in west London

Residents in a block of flats in west London have spoken of their horror at seeing a teenager stabbed to death on Friday night. The boy, named as 17-year-old Abdirashid Mohamoud, was discovered with stab injuries outside a block of flats in Isleworth at about 10.35pm. The teenager’s death is the 27th murder investigation launched […]

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Man charged over drugs and weapons, Paradise Point

Police have charged a man after allegedly locating a firearm, ammunition and drugs in a vehicle at Paradise Point in the early hours of this morning. Around 1.30am, officers intercepted a suspicious vehicle on Oxley Drive, Jabiru Island. It will be alleged that during a subsequent search of the vehicle, officer located a loaded, shortened […]

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Moscow travel guide and things to do: Nine must-do highlights

St Basil’s Cathedral, whose popping domes are a swirl of candy-cane colours. Photo: Alamy THE ONE LANDMARK Seat of medieval tsars, Soviet leaders and current presidents, the Kremlin fortress, behind high red walls, has been centre stage through centuries of Russian history. Four glorious cathedrals where tsars were married, crowned or buried gleam with gold and […]

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Video: Watch Hornets’ Jeremy Lamb Drill Half-Court Game-Winner vs. Raptors

Steph Returns to Houston for 1st Time Since His Moon Landing Troll Lou Williams Is Coming for a Repeat of Sixth Man of the Year Pat Beverley Has the Clippers Stealing the LA Shine LeBron Keeps Shredding NBA Record Books Young’s Hot Streak Is Heating Up the ROY Race with Luka LeBron and 2 Chainz […]

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Nigeria make history after sealing U-19 WC spot

They were 91 for 7 at one stage in their chase of 139 against Sierra Leone Under-19s, but Peter Aho did the trick for Nigeria Under-19s to give them a two-wicket win and a place at the Under-19 World Cup – or any global cricket tournament – for the first time. The result gave Nigeria […]

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Smacking children to be banned in Wales

Parents are to be banned from physically punishing children under legislation being introduced on Monday by the Welsh government. Ministers in Cardiff are hoping Wales will become the first country in the UK to stop fathers, mothers and other adults acting in a parental capacity from smacking children to punish them. The law would remove […]

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Missing boy, Alexandra Hills

Police are seeking urgent public assistance to help locate a six-year-old boy missing from Alexandra Hills this morning. The boy was last seen at 8.30am at a Babiana Street house. He is described as Caucasian, around 110cm tall with a medium build and blue eyes. He is wearing a Birkdale South School uniform which consists […]

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